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South Africa's Mondi to buy Russian packaging firm Beepack

 South Africa's Mondi has signed an agreement to acquire Beepack from a private investor for 41 million euros ($46 million) as part of plans to expand its packaging business, the paper group said on Monday.   Mondi, which is also listed in London, expects to complete the transaction in the fourth quarter, with CEO David Hathorn saying that the Russian business will support the development of Mondi's Corrugated Packaging operations in.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 11th October 2016

AAA Growers, Packaging Line, Kenya

 The demand for year-round availability of out-of-season vegetables in Western European has prompted the establishment of large vegetable growing and convenience packaging businesses in countries such as Kenya, where the climate is more amenable for mass cultivation.   AAA Growers is a Kenyan-based horticultural firm that farms, processes and exports a wide range of vegetables and flowers for the European, South African and UK.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 7th October 2016

Spices farmers to benefit from training on packaging

 TANZANIA Trade Development Authority (TANTRADE) has organized a six-day training to build capacity for 200 farmers of spices and horticulture on packaging of their produce.   The other partners in the workshop that started yesterday and set to end on Saturday are Small Industries Development Organization (SIDO), Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) and the National Network of Farmers’ Groups Tanzania, known in Swahili acronym as.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 5th October 2016

South Africa: 3-D technology brings a lost mammalian ancestor back to life

 At the very beginning of the 1960s, a South African palaeontologist embarked on a series of ambitious works. Dr A.S. Brink wanted to better understand the anatomy and evolution of humans' pre-mammalian ancestors, the therapsids.   Brink worked with therapsid skulls found in South Africa's Karoo region. He ground the skulls at thin and regular intervals to assess their internal cranial anatomy. The technique, known as serial.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 4th October 2016

Canon launches imageFORMULA ScanFront 400: A high-performance network scanner for rapid document capture

 Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, announced the new imageFORMULA ScanFront 400, a high-performance standalone network scanner, expertly designed to capture a wide range of documents and feed into fast-paced business workflows.   High speed, high quality everywhere    The imageFORMULA ScanFront 400 allows for high-speed, versatile scanning of a wide range of documents including A4, A5, business cards and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 3rd October 2016

Africa’s regulators are smothering its innovators

 The birth of mobile money transfer in Kenya has raised optimism about the potential of the continent to leapfrog in other technologies. However, Africa’s mobile technology is starting to look like an exception despite efforts to create start-ups using emerging technologies and platforms such as drones, 3D printing, robots and machine learning. There are many reasons for the slow pace at which Africa is able to harness the power of.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 23rd September 2016

Good news for farmers as Danish firm exports first batch of processed coffee

 A Danish firm has exported the first batch of locally processed coffee, raising farmers’ earnings more than three-fold.   Africa Coffee Roasters (ACR), set up by Denmark’s largest retail chain, produced 300 kilogrammes of the shelf-ready commodity on Friday.   This marks the start of local processing of high-value coffee that has traditionally been exported as beans and roasted abroad before being blended with.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 22nd September 2016

Global Bakery Packaging Market to Grow by 2020

 The global bakery packaging market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 4% during the forecast period, according to the latest market study released by Technavio.   The research report titled “Global Bakery Packaging Market 2016-2020” categorizes the global bakery packaging market into three major segments based on the type of materials used for packaging: Flexible packaging; Rigid plastic packaging and Metal.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 21st September 2016

Mondi reports solid H1 earnings, despite difficult trading environment

 International packaging and paper group Mondi's underlying earnings a share improved to 75c apiece for the six months ended June 30, up from 67.8c in the six months to June 2015.   Its profit after tax increased from €313-million in the six months to June 2015, to €390-million in the period under review.   "We saw strong contributions from consumer packaging, uncoated fine paper and the South Africa division,.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 17th September 2016

France, South Africa to foster pulp, paper industry relationships

 With South Africa and France being "well recognised" as key players in the international paper industry, it is essential to engage in "fruitful exchanges", including knowledge sharing and stakeholder solutions for the industry.   This is according to ambassador of France Elisabeth Barbier, who spoke at the French-South African Technical Symposium on Innovation and New Technologies in the Pulp and Paper Industry,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 16th September 2016

Welding industry seeks new alternatives

 With fewer projects being available in the power generation and petrochemicals sectors, South African Institute of Welding (SAIW) executive director Sean Blake says, for those seeking welding industry opportunities, alternative sectors have to be considered. He notes that, between 2007 and 2015, the Medupi and Kusile power stations supported the fabrication industry to a large extent, as did projects in the petrochemicals industry, which.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 15th September 2016

Prodways teams with CAD House to deliver 3D printing solutions in South Africa

 Industrial 3D printer manufacturer, Prodways has expanded into the South African market in a new partnership deal with local CAD and 3D printing solutions company, CAD House.   Founded in 2010 by Bernhard Vogt, who has more than 20 years’ experience in automotive and aerospace design, CAD House has grown from a small home-based business to a strong, established company offering turnkey solutions in South Africa. CAD House has.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 14th September 2016

Featured Companies
  • Scan Holdings- Easy Open Ends, Penny Lever Lid, Spray dried coffee, Freeze dried coffee powder, Agglomerated Coffee, Beer Cans, Beer Neck Foils
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  • Unipak Nile - Manufacturer of Corrugated Boxes & Displays - Egypt

Complete List  

Advertisers in previous issue:

  • LOHIA CORP LIMITED formerly known as Lohia Starlinger Limited started in the year 1981 to address the flexible packaging needs of various sectors of industry in India
  •  At Maple Leaf Plastic, we specialize in offering great savings to our customers by creating customized solutions to suit their individual needs.
  • Plastic products
  • Vuega Packaging Industries is a leading supplier of industrial & consumer packaging solutions in UAE.
  • Manufacturing and sales of flexible plastic packaging, multilayer packaging, B.O.P.P Metalized film for food grade packages etc.
  • It is publication which is serving the food & package industries in Asia.
  • HP Indigo digital press, a division of HP, Hewlett Packard, is the world’s leading provider of high end, high quality, color digital printing solutions.
  • Preparing the PE raw materials in the shape of powder.
  • The   Stratex    company   was  founded  in  2002  in  response  to  the  urgent  needs of  Western humanitarian aid organizations in  Central  Asia.
  • Proven, high quality, reliable and cost effective solution for a wide variety of coding & marking applications.
  •  Ipex is dedicated to managing the brands of world leading printing & related machinery manufacturers ensuring that we supply machinery from manufacturers of technologically advanced equipment, tailor-made for the Printing, Packaging and   Converting
  • NMC is an internationally leading company active in the development, production and marketing of synthetic foams.
  • Injection molding machines
  • Products includes adhesive tapes, masking tapes etc
  • Directed its efforts towards the needs of developing countries of Central, Middle Asia and East Africa for shipping of Packing Equipment and materials for food, beverages, household chemicals and cooking oil industry
  • Unipak Nile Ltd. manufactures corrugated containers, carton packaging, high-graphics shelf-ready packaging, and promotional point-of-purchase displays and counter stands.
  • Machines
  • Nile Trade Fairs focuses in International trade fairs & conferences to be ideal platforms for foreign and local companies doing business in the Middle East
  •  Static Control Components is the world
  • Astro films, a quality conscious film manufacturer offer the best quality product in packaging film spectrum.
  • Manufacturer exporter of Paper Converted Stationery Products for the School & Office Segment.
  •  Paperex – ‘12th International Exhibition & Conference on Pulp & Paper Industry
  • Rawasy Al Khaleej Plastic Ind. is an integrated packaging company manufacturing rigid & flexible packaging products.
  •  PANASIA TECH is a Hong Kong based company with various Original Equipment Manufacturing partners in Mainland China and India.
  • We are leading manufacturer of wide range of products which includes stationery and aluminium products. We also offer services like printing and packaging.
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